LYRC 2015 Study Guides 3-5th

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2015 Study Guides and Additional Resources for Grades 3-5

1. Bully by Patricia Polacco

Author site: http://www.patriciapolacco.com/index.htm

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2. The Camping Trip That Changed America: Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir and Our National Parks by Barb Rosenstock

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3. Double Dog Dare by Lisa Graff

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4. Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrations by E. B. Lewis

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5. The Forgiveness Garden by Lauren Thompson

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6. The Ghost Tree by Yvette Landry

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7. Hocus Pocus Hotel by Michael Dahl

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8. The Humming Room by Ellen Potter

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9. The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

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Book site: http://theoneandonlyivan.com/

Official book trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtPdqV2crQ0

10. Pickle: The (Formerly) Anonymous Prank Club of Fountain Point Middle School by Kim Baker, illustrations by Tim Probert

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11. Touch the Sky: Alice Coachman, Olympic High Jumper by Ann Malaspina, illustrations by Eric Velasquez

Official teachers’ guide: http://www.albertwhitman.com/resources/BookResources/6/6/documents/teachers-guide.touchthesky.annmalaspina1.pdf

Official book trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfnGE0ENTqA

Author site: http://www.annmalaspina.com/home.html

Illustrator site: http://www.ericvelasquez.com/

12. The World's Greatest Lion by Ralph Helfer, illustrations by Ted Lewin

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13. Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Official book trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgB7_KpBDss

Discussion questions: http://rjpalacio.com/for-teachers.html

Author / book site: http://rjpalacio.com/index.html

14. Words Set Me Free: the Story of Young Frederick Douglas by Lesa Cline-Ransome, illustrations by James E. Ransome

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Official book trailer: http://animoto.com/play/pXkYd2ILNi8zZxJhhNq9gQ

Author site: http://www.lesaclineransome.com/index.html

15. Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom: Heroes in Training Series by Joan Holub

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